|Lee Hotz: Inside an Antarctic time machine - TED.com|
Science columnist Lee Hotz describes a remarkable project at WAIS Divide, Antarctica, where a hardy team are drilling into ten-thousand-year-old ice to extract vital data on our changing climate.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; climate change; news; science; TEDGlobal 2010; 2010
|Ethan Zuckerman: Listening to global voices - TED.com|
Sure, the web connects the globe, but most of us end up hearing mainly from people just like ourselves. Blogger and technologist Ethan Zuckerman wants to help share the stories of the whole wide world. He talks about clever strategies to open up your Twitter world and read the news in languages you don't even know.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; communication; global issues; language; news; technology; web; TEDGlobal 2010; 2010
|Alisa Miller shares the news about the news - TED.com|
Alisa Miller, head of Public Radio International, talks about why -- though we want to know more about the world than ever -- the US media is actually showing less. Eye-opening stats and graphs.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Google; business; economics; entertainment; global issues; media; news; short talk; TED2008; 2008
|Patrick Chappatte: The power of cartoons - TED.com|
In a series of witty punchlines, Patrick Chappatte makes a poignant case for the power of the humble cartoon. His projects in Lebanon, West Africa and Gaza show how, in the right hands, the pencil can illuminate serious issues and bring the most unlikely people togeth
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; art; media; news; politics; third world; war; TEDGlobal 2010; 2010
|Sally Kohn: Let’s try emotional correctness - TED.com|
It's time for liberals and conservatives to put aside their political differences and really listen to each other, says political pundit Sally Kohn. In this optimistic talk, Kohn shares what she learned as a progressive lesbian talking head on Fox News. It’s not about political correctness, she says, but rather, emotional correctness.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; entertainment; journalism; media; news; politics; TED@NYC; 2013
|Kirk Citron: And now, the real news - TED.com|
How many of today's headlines will matter in 100 years? 1000? Kirk Citron's "Long News" project collects stories that not only matter today, but will resonate for decades -- even centuries -- to come. At TED2010, he highlights recent headlines with the potential to shape our future.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; future; global issues; media; news; science; TED2010; 2010
|Julian Assange: Why the world needs WikiLeaks - TED.com|
The controversial website WikiLeaks collects and posts highly classified documents and video. Founder Julian Assange, who's reportedly being sought for questioning by US authorities, talks to TED's Chris Anderson about how the site operates, what it has accomplished -- and what drives him. The interview includes graphic footage of a recent US airstrike in Baghdad.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; communication; global issues; iraq; military; news; politics; technology; TEDGlobal 2010; 2010
|Heather Brooke: My battle to expose government corruption - TED.com|
Our leaders need to be held accountable, says journalist Heather Brooke. And she should know: Brooke uncovered the British Parliamentary financial expenses that led to a major political scandal in 2009. She urges us to ask our leaders questions through platforms like Freedom of Information requests -- and to finally get some answers.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; corruption; culture; journalism; news; politics; TEDGlobal 2012; 2012